Deadly Destinations: Pamela Palmer’s Quinn Lennox on Vamp City & win A BLOOD SEDUCTION

July 17, 2013 Deadly Destinations, Giveaways, Guests 45

Today’s Deadly Destination is from Pamela Palmer‘s Quinn Lennox on Vamp City from A KISS OF BLOOD, Vamp City #2 (published on June 25, 2013 by Avon Books). Want to win a copy of the first book in the series? Enter via the widget below.

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Pamela Palmer’s Quinn Lennox on Vamp City from A KISS OF BLOOD

Vamp City

What can I tell you about Vamp City? It’s the most fascinating, yet terrifying place that has ever existed. At least for a human. It’s a place that shouldn’t exist, a magical otherworld that, impossibly, sits directly on top of modern day Washington, D.C. Washington, V.C., they call it. It’s a world of perpetual twilight where vampires can live openly and safely, free from the deadly sunlight, free to hunt and feed on the humans brought in for their sustenance and pleasure. It’s a vampire utopia-turned-death trap, created it in 1870 by a diabolical sorcerer at the vampires’ request.

I’ve been to Vamp City more than once, now, and swore I’d never go back. Unfortunately, circumstances keep thwarting me. My stomach cramps at the thought of returning. The place is shocking, yet amazing, in so many ways—the crumbling ruins of the White House, half sunken in the swamp that’s reclaimed that part of D.C., the trees that grow twisted and dead, the time capsule of the Civil War Nation’s Capital left to rot for one hundred forty years, dotted with vampire castles and strongholds. All in the dark. Forever in the dark.

And the people…vampires and werewolves, and humans turned immortal from simply staying too long within the embrace of V.C.’s magic. Most within Vamp City live as they did in the nineteenth century, wearing period clothing, driving horses and carriages. But some have kept up with the changes and live at least part time in the real world. The vampire Arturo, my savior, betrayer, then savior again, has brought in aspects of the modern world—his yellow Jeep Wrangler, a generator for his home, and modern appliances for his kitchen. It’s the oddest mix of new and old, at times.

Some structures have been built since the creation of the doppelganger city—castles and strongholds for the vampire masters, an arena for the Games. Most vampires live within the strongholds of their kovenas, or covens, but some have taken over the residences duplicated at the time of V.C.’s creation, complete with furnishings, artwork, etc.

Vamp City is a dangerous place for a human. But I’d be lying if I denied a dark fascination with the place. It’s dying, did I mention that? The magic is disintegrating one errant sunbeam at a time. And the vampires now trapped within are going to die with it unless a sorcerer is found to renew the magic.

Or a sorceress.

Arturo tells me I’m that sorceress.

Maybe he’s right. Maybe I can save him, save them all.

I can’t decide if I should.

 Pamela Palmer is the New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling author of the Vamp City and Feral Warriors series. When Pamela’s initial career goal of captaining starships failed to pan out, she turned to engineering, satisfying her desire for adventure with books and daydreams until finally succumbing to the need to create worlds of her own. Pamela lives and writes in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

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A signed copy of A Blood Seduction, Vamp City book 1

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Book Details

A KISS OF BLOOD, Vamp City #2 by Pamela Palmer

A KISS OF BLOOD by Pamela Palmer

  

Available on June 25, 2013 by Avon Books

Description:

Only one woman can save vamp city . . .
One of the few humans who managed to escape the deadly twilight world of Vamp City, Quinn Lennox vows never to return. But the vampires want her back, for only she has the power to renew the magic of their crumbling world and free the vampires trapped within.
When the dangerous and all-too-seductive Arturo Mazza comes for her, Quinn knows she can never trust him after the betrayal she suffered at his hands. But with her beloved brother’s fate hanging in the balance, and her own power beginning to emerge, she chooses to risk all on yet another perilous journey back to Vamp City. And though she tries to deny it, her heart begins to hold hope that even a ruthless vampire can learn the meaning of true love . . .

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45 Responses to “Deadly Destinations: Pamela Palmer’s Quinn Lennox on Vamp City & win A BLOOD SEDUCTION”

  1. Emilia

    I’ve heard how great this series! I can’t wait to read it! Thanks for the giveaway!

  2. Linda Townsend

    Wow!…A sorceress and a vamp city? How did you ever think of a vamp city? AND why did you decide to you a sorceress to combat them as opposed to perhaps another supernatural? The series sounds really good… and I’d love to win one. LOL! Then I’d have to buy the other! I assume that this book would be better enjoyed if we started with book 1 in the series….???? Thanks for the interview and the contest!

  3. Regan

    I’ve read good reviews on this series so I would love to win! ;) Thank you for the giveaway!!

  4. Kim G

    Sooo looking forward to Kiss of Blood – it’s sampled on my Kindle! ;) Thanks for the contest!

  5. Jasmyn

    Another series to add to my wishlist – I hope I get enough birthday money next month to cover it all!

  6. Christine Sutor

    This sounds soooo good! A fun read love Buffy and the entire genre. Thanks for the chance to read this!!

  7. Eva Millien

    Thanks for sharing. I am wondering if Quinn could give me a guided tour when I visit. I love visiting her even though it is so dangerous. Thanks for the giveaway.

  8. Kirsten

    Thanks for the chance. The series looks very interesting, it’s on my TBR list. :)

  9. Suzanne Edwards

    I just found out about this giveaway today, but better late than never! Thank you :)

  10. Susan S.

    I have been wanting to check out this series. Thanks for the chance to win.

  11. Bethany C.

    Hi, I wanted to know how well the cover model fit with how you had envisioned your heroine looking in your head?

  12. Jen B.

    I have read some great reviews for this series. I would love to win the first book.

  13. Jenn W.

    Looking forward to starting this series after hearing such great reviews.

  14. Joani S

    I’ve been wanting to read A Blood Seduction forever, I’m going to get cracking on it. The books sound really good and I like the covers.

  15. Victoria Zumbrum

    I love reading about vampires. I can’t wait to read this series. Thanks for the giveaway.

  16. handtalker

    Loved & devoured both books! VC is quite a place! I cannot wait for the next book in the series!

  17. Pamk

    wow How did I miss this series. It sounds fantastic and I am definitely adding to my wish list.
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  18. Stacey A Smith

    Wow have not read about this series yet .sound deep will be adding it to my list of books to read.

  19. Kai W.

    I love all of your books’ series. Thanks for the giveaway.

  20. munchkin

    i have this series on my TBR mountain. Met Pamela and Jeaniene Frost at a signing in MD. Bolth were great in person ;)

  21. Penni

    I loved the first book and cannot wait to read this one!

  22. Gidget

    I love the world of Washington V.C. I was wondering how you came up with that idea?

  23. Nickie

    Exciting new concept to the “vampire world”. Will have to start at book one to read what it’s all about

  24. Jolene A

    I love Pamela Palmer and I can’t wait to start this series

  25. Lexi

    I love the cities where humans shouldn’t go…and you filled yours with a different kind of vamp! Even better!!